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Date registered: November 24, 2012

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  1. Jin Akanishi drops new album in time for the holidays — November 22, 2017
  2. Jin Akanishi – Me (Review) — November 29, 2015
  3. Nissy – DANCE DANCE DANCE (MV) — June 27, 2015
  4. Anna Tsuchiya – Interview (2015) — June 2, 2015
  5. Anna Tsuchiya – Anime Matsuri 2015 Live Report — May 9, 2015

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Nov 22 2017

Jin Akanishi drops new album in time for the holidays

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The mega hot Jin Akanishi is “Blessèd” this holiday season. His seventh album is available worldwide on December 12. The digital and standard versions of Blessèd contain a bonus track while the limited editions come with different DVDs.

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Nov 29 2015

Jin Akanishi – Me (Review)

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Jin Akanishi Me Review by Jen Wang Last year Jin Akanishi made a bold move by starting his own label. Since then, he has had a couple of releases, which he mostly has written and produced on his own. This summer’s full-length album Me is the culmination of this new independence. Akanishi opens with the …

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Jun 27 2015

Nissy – DANCE DANCE DANCE (MV)

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Whether you’re in the club or at school, the way to win over your crush is to do what Nissy (a.k.a. Takahiro Nishijima of AAA) says and “dance dance dance”.

Jun 02 2015

Anna Tsuchiya – Interview (2015)

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Anna Tsuchiya Interview by Jen Wang June 2, 2015 In April, actress and singer Anna Tsuchiya held her first full-length U.S. concert at Anime Matsuri in Houston, Texas. She treated fans to both old favorites like “Slap that Naughty Body” and “rose” from the NANA anime and more recent numbers, including her latest single “LUCIFER”. …

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May 09 2015

Anna Tsuchiya – Anime Matsuri 2015 Live Report

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Anna Tsuchiya Anime Matsuri, April 5, 2015 Live Report by Jen Wang The first couple of hazy guitar riffs drifted into the crowd, which grew excited with recognition. These were the first notes to Anna Tsuchiya’s most well-known hit, “rose” from the NANA anime series. For years, Anna won over American fans on the silver …

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Jan 11 2015

Chubbiness – Manma de ii ya! (MV and comment)

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Plus-sized idol group, Chubbiness, has generated a lot of buzz overseas this past year. Now hear what the girls have to say about their activities and their body-positive outlook.

Jan 02 2015

Sayaka Sasaki – Interview (2014)

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Sayaka Sasaki Interview by Jen Wang January 3, 2015 Winner of the third Animax Anison Grand Prix, Sayaka Sasaki has become a familiar voice in anime. She sang the themes for Tatakau Shisho – The Book of Bantorra, Nichijou – My Ordinary Life, and Garo: Honoo no Kokuin to name a few. She has teamed …

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Nov 09 2014

SKY-HI – Smile Drop (MV)

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This AAA member channels the coolness of the 1940s in this video for his second single as a solo artist.

Oct 25 2014

Jin Akanishi – GOOD TIME (MV)

Taking some cues from The Wolf of Wall Street, Jin shows how to mix business with pleasure.

Oct 18 2014

U – U (Retro Review)

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U U Retro Review by Jen Wang Fans of the early Sailor Moon and Prince of Tennis musicals know Yu Shirota as a triple threat: actor, dancer, and singer. He’s gained mainstream success in films and dramas, but how about in the J-pop world? Going by simply “U”, he makes a valiant attempt to break …

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